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2017 GCPS Education Foundation 3K and 8K Run/Walk Participants
The Gloucester County Public Schools (GCPS) Educational Foundation plans to build on the success of its annual 3K and 8K Run/Walk and sponsorship campaign this year. The annual race will be held on Feb. 17, 2018 at Gloucester High School.
The Educational Foundation is upgrading the event by offering more awards for participants in the 3K and 8K, plus more family fun and food. The top five overall male/female 3K finishers and the top three overall male/female 8K finishers will receive medals, with cash awards going to overall finishers. The age group categories have been greatly expanded for 8K participants under age 15 to ensure that more students win awards, along with adding many special awards.
The Foundation is also enhancing sponsorship opportunities for individuals and businesses. “We are offering our sponsors more ways to connect with our community, our school employees and the families through social media, print and radio,” said this year’s Campaign & Event Chair Sharon Stone. “Sponsoring our race gives you the chance to let others know that you care about our schools and are investing in them. We are so pleased that Chesapeake Bank and Chesapeake Wealth Management have already agreed to be our name sponsors this year.”
For more information on the race or sponsorship, businesses or individuals may contact Carol Dehoux at (804) 693-1425 or firstname.lastname@example.org
L-R Starlina Kladler – Gloucester H.S.; Jessica Brown – Achilles E.S.;
Rose Spangler – Botetourt E.S.; Preston Higgins – Petsworth E.S.;
Lanita Knight – Bethel E.S.; Jennifer Rollings – Abingdon E.S.;
Judith Gwartney-Green – Page M.S.; Timothy Winchester – Gloucester H.S.
and Karen Croxton – Peasley M.S..
Teachers were selected by their peers for their respective schools
Elementary School Teacher of the Year Preston Higgins
Middle School Teacher of the Year, Judith Gwartney-Green
High School Teacher of the Year, Timothy Winchester.
Judith Gwartney-Green was also selected as
The Gloucester County Public Schools Division Teacher of the Year
and is now eligible to represent Gloucester
in the Mary V. Bicouvaris State Teacher of the Year program.
The Educational Foundation is a nonprofit corporation
established to create a public/private partnership
to implement public school improvement projects
approved by the School Board.
Current projects include the annual
which has awarded an estimated $40,000
since it was implemented in 2004,
the annual Teacher of the Year program which recognizes and rewards
outstanding teachers from each of the schools in the county,
various fundraisers, including Walk-A-Thons, Design Events and an annual 8K run.
Teacher-of-the-Year Recognition Dinner.
Provided to Teachers for Classroom Enhancement
Nearly $6,000 was awarded in 2013-2014!
Gloucester County Educational Foundation
Ms. Carol Dehoux
6099 T.C. Walker Road
Gloucester, VA 23061
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